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.s. caroline shivley is following these latest developments from washington, caroline, first, the tape says that al qaeda is behind the christmas-day bombing attempt. can you tell us more? >> reporter: sure, it's an interesting claim by bin laden, al qaeda and the arabian peninsula, a franchise of al qaeda are based in yemen and claimed responsibility two days after the attack and the bomber suspect himself allegedly told police that he was trained in yemen and told to get on the plane and this message makes it seem like bin laden is trying to show that he is in charge of al qaeda worldwide. and the different branches are now operating on their own while he is holed up in a cave along the afghan-pakistan border and here's the reason he gives for the attacks. >> translator: it is unfair that you enjoy a safe life while our brothers in gaza suffer greatly. therefore, with god's will, our attacks on you will continue, as long as you continue to support israel. >> reporter: bin laden also says, quote, if it was possible to carry our messages to you by words, we wouldn't have to carry them to yo
the trials just blocks from ground zero. molly henneberg is following the story live in washington. molly, both republicans and democrats spoke out about the idea, what are they saying. >> molly: that would lead to a security and traffic nightmare and cost over one billion dollars to try the five al-qaeda terrorists including the 9/11 mastermind in manhattan. they want the obama administration to change course. lisfen to this. >> they don't have any idea of the impact or security implications but they made such a decision, it was driven by ideology. now it's blowing up in their faces. >> we are just elated that our concerns are being considered by the president and the federal government. >> molly: the obama administration has not said definitely that the trials will be moved, just that officials are, quote, considering options. >> gregg: what does the administration do now. >> molly: even now they are trying to figure a way to pay for the extra security. a senior source tells fox there may be a line in the president's budget proposing $200 million to help pay for increased security for w
bernanke facing a tough reconfirmation from congress next week. we'll get a live report from washington. >> and the southwest is digging out from record amounts of snow. yep, that's right, snow and rain. we'll get the latest forecast to see if there is more wet weather coming their way. >> also, amazing rescue of man's best friend in los angeles. we'll talk to the brave man responsible for saving that big guy. >> # first we go straight to haiti, 11 days after the 7.0 earthquake devastated so much of that country, rescuers pulling yet another survivor from the rubble. a young man said to be in his early 20s was found collapsed in -- in a collapsed hotel. believe it or not, he was in good condition. the haitian government had declared an end to the search for survivors. heavy equipment moving in for the massive cleanup ahead. among those helping, american boxer. a famous celebrity on the island nation and eight family members, including his aunts, uncles and cousins were killed in the quake and rick leventhal is live at the port-au-prince airport hospital. rick, first about that rescue, t
. >> we need to lead the liberation against them outside the pakistani borders. >> reporter: washington post reports that his vehicle sped through and when checked by a security guard, he quickly dealt nate go the bomb sending steel pellets ripping through him and dozens of people near him. in an op-ed for sunday's post, leon panetta lashed out at critics those that gave their lives somehow brought it about themselves. he was about to be searched before he detonated the explosives. his father says he blames america for turning his wife into a widow. >> julie: new reports of a missile strike in pakistan. u.s. intelligence sources say it happened in the north tribal region, a drone strike killing two suspect west side ties to a militant network, a group suspected of involvement in the c.i.a. bombing. this is the sixth such attack in the last week in the area. they are saying three others were wounded in the strike the. >> gregg: recent terrorist activity has the government looking for answers. white house, intelligence agencies, they are trying to determine how the red flags were missed a
shively joins us from washington with details. hello, caroline. >> hello do you, brian. revenge in a just released videotape released the jordanian says that's why he killed operatives in afghanistan because they killed a pakistani taliban leader with a missile strike in august and says he turned down millions of dollars from the u.s. and jordan who wanted him to spy on other militants and the authenticity of the tape hasn't been confirmed by officials, but the father says it is his son. the man thought to be him taped the video shortly before he went on the u.s. base and blew up seven cia employees and himself in afghanistan. a pakistani television report says that the double agent shared jordanian and u.s. secrets with militants before the attack and says on the tape, quote, we will never forget the blood of our year, referring to the ted taliban leader, the jordanian tells other jihadists it's their duties to go after america hardest. >> this attack will be the first of the operation, against their team, afghanistan and pakistan border. >> washington post reports before the blast the v
joins us live if washington. >> hey, the white house press secretary robert gibbs said this morning he does believe the fed chair has 60 votes he needs to be confirmed to a second four-year term at the central bank. while he's prevented the recession turned into a depression but there complaints he didn't do enough for everyday americans and it gives a question mark by his future. a few minutes later a key senator who did vote for the bail-out said it's time for a change. >> we believe he will be con if i recal con -- confirmed. i hope you ask john cornyn in later segments to support the stability in the financial system assuring the renomination of the fed chairman. >> regretfully i will vote no on his confirmation. they need a fresh start. that would be the best thing for the administration and for the country. >> today in the wake of the upset in the massachusetts senate race, the republican victory, the president's top advisors used the talk show to preview his first "state of the union" address on wednesday night. word from the white house is expect a populist message. president o
with the latest from washington. >> hi, shannon, the connection to the al-qaeda presence in yemen. president obama says the u.s. is at war against a far reaching network of violence and hatred and will do whatever it takes to defeat them. the president vacationing in hawaii an initial plot to bomb the amsterdam to u.s. flight christmas day has more details about the suspect. >> we know that he traveled to yemen, a country grappling with poverty and to join afail yacht of al-qaeda, trained him, equipped him with explosives and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> the president said he expects his counterterrorism and homeland security advisors to present final results of their inquiry as well as recommendations about how to proceed in the days to come. in the republican weekly radio and internet response today, the top g.o.p. senator, mitch mcconnell says the new year brings renewed hope and optimism. with two on going wars, recession and unemployment 10%, obama says it's difficult days for our nation, but went on to say these challenges do not define us as a people and difficul
's agenda after one year in os. let's join julie in washington. >> the white house press secretary robert gibbs predicts he will have 60 votes to be confirmed to a second four-year term. ben bernanke has been praised for preventing the recession from turning into a depression, he is also seen as not seeing the housing bubble coming. gibbs defend had bernanke but a key senator who did vote for the bailout says it's time for a change. >> we believe he will be confirmed. i hope that he'll ask senator cornyn and others in later segments to come out and support some of that stability and financial system by reensuring the fed chairman. >> i think we need a fresh start. i think it would be the best thing for the administration and the countries. >> reporter: also today in the wake of the upset in the massachusetts senate race, president's top advisors used the shows to preview the union address. word from the white house expect a populist message to focus on jobs and putting people back to work. he will defend his first year in office. from his perspective, remind american voters about the econ
to talk about haiti any moment now, he's attending church services in washington, d.c. before he heads up to massachusetts, for a campaign appearance, later on this afternoon. the president, united states, americans, and our wish to help haiti coming up, here on the fox news channel. >> jamie: forks -- "fox news alert," president obama is in the vermont avenue baptist church and as you can hear the mace under way, the service and the president will be speaking, we expect him to speak for approximately 20 minutes, this church has a tremendous history. it has been around for 140 years. and only have had 6 pastors in all that time and we'll stay tuned for all the festivities and eric, there are massive goings-on across our country. >> eric: not oenlt only our cou but haiti the collapsed cathedral a sunday mass this morning, the reverend eric toussaint in the most devastating scene, where there was a rotting body by the entrance, asked the congregation, this morning, why give thanks to god? because we are here. we say thank you, god, those, the words of renewal and faith and spirit, being sai
following them in washington. hi. >> hi. both the u.s. and british closed their embassies in yemen because of the al-qaeda threat. white house counterterror advisor john brennan says he is not going to take chances with the lives of diplomats and he says the yemeni government is providing support. brennan is heading the white house review of the attack on the detroit-bound plane. he told "fox news sunday" u.s. intelligence failed to connect the dots. he says there was no smoking gun, no definitive intelligence that was ignored and no sign that agencies refuse to cooperate with each other. >> in the review so far, there is no indication whatsoever that any agency or department was not trying to share information. there were some lapses, there were some human errors, there were some failures of the system to allow that to happen at the speed of light. >> many republicans are criticizing the obama administration for choosing to handle this case in criminal court rather than some type of military commission. >> he should be treated as a prisoner of war. he should be held in a military brig. an
it on fox. we head to washington, america's news headquarters continues. continues. have a great day. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> shannon: president obama accepts reid's apollology and says it's a closed book but the poor choice of words may be what what the republicans are looking for to topple the democratic leader. how did a would-be terror get on a u.s.-bound jet with a bomb? we ask sue meyer whether the u.s. will be ready the next time. we all remember the miracle on the hudson. more than 150 lives were saved. did you know the emergency landing in the river also sparked a love connection? i'm bloodstream b'm shannon bre. america's news headquarters starts now. i'm sorry, that is the message from harry reid to president obama. the democrat issued the apology after racially charged comments he he made about the 2008 presidential race were revealed in a new book. major garrett joins us from washington with the details. >> reporter: hello, shannon. good afternoon. "i'm sorry" is the word from senate majority leader harry reid but also on the phone to the senate d
of a u.s. bound passenger jet. molly is live in washington. >> good afternoon. roadblocks are set up outside the embassy in yemen. they are closing their embassies because of security concerns. john brennan told fox there are indications that the u.s. embassy could be a target of al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula. that is the yemen based group that the white house says trained umar farouk abdulmutallab, the man suspected of trying to blow up a plane with explosives carried in his underwear. >> this is something we're very concerned about. we're concerned they may be in fact trying to get other operatives to train inside of yemen to send to the west. that why we need to maintain this pressure inside yemen. >> since the christmas day attacks. the u.s. has tried to look at all available intelligence to make sure there is another umar farouk abdulmutallab waiting in the wings. lawmakers from both sides say it's important to keep supporting the yemeni government. >> in part because we have put so much pressure on al-qaeda in pakistani, they are moving to yemen. it's a big country, very sp
is following the latest developments, she's in washington. the president says that the u.s. has had its eye on this group for a while. right? >> reporter: hi. yes. al-qaeda in yemen and in the broader arabian peninsula. the president says they've gone on the attack previously. listen to this. >> in recent years, they've bombed yemeni government facilities and western hotels, restaurants and embassies, including our embassy in 2008, killing one american. so as president, i've made it a priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government, training and equipping their security forces, sharing intelligence, and working with them to strike al-qaeda terrorists. >> yemen in response has sent hundreds of troops to two eastern provinces where the government has little control to try to route out the terrorists operating there. >>> the president and the use of the phrase, war on terror, which was used so often during the bush administration, he really has been very reluctant to use it. does he use it to describe this failed bomb plot from last christmas day? >> reporter: not the phrase,
in washington. look, forget the ads. everybody can run slick ads. forget the truck. [ laughter ] everybody can buy a truck. here is the question you need to ask yourself before you go vote on tuesday. when the chips are down, when the tough votes come, and all the fight that matters to middle-class families across the commonwealth, who is going to be on your side? that is what this race on tuesday is all about. people say you are independent and bringing people altogether, until you actually have to do it. when the vote comes on energy and there is a choice between standing with big oil or fighting for the clean energy jobs of the future, whose side are you going to be on? martha is going to be on your side. when the vote comes on taxes and choice giving more tax breaks to wealthiest and corporations, and shipping american jobs overseas or giving to it the middle east and businesses that create jobs here, who is going to on your side? you will hear a lot of stuff about taxes. last year i kept a campaign promise to cut taxes for 95% of working americans. [ cheers and applause ] >> these members
. molly henneberg is live in washington. good to see you. both republicans and democrats in new york city are now speaking out against this idea. what are they saying? >> reporter: hi, rick. that it would lead a security and traffic nightmare in the city and cost over $1 billion to try the five al-qaeda terrorists over the course of the trial. this includes the self proclaimed 9-11 master mind. they want the obama administration to change course. listen to this. >> there is no way -- they have no idea of the security imapply indications, yet they made this decision and it's blowing up in their face. >> we're worried about the effects of mass law enforcement in lower manhattan, congested traffic, resources that have to be spent by our city government and our state government. >> reporter: the obama administration has not said definitively that the trials will be moved. just that officials are, quote, considering our options. rick. >> this is a real about face because mayor bloomberg here in new york city, the police commissioner, governor patterson who we just heard from and others were a
. >> i'm shannon bream live in washington. target taliban. a drone attack may have killed a top leader a live report coming up. >> arrested in haiti, ten americans are detained in the quake zone. was this about child trafficking or a mixup. >> hope crushed. obama girl's famous crush let her down. we'll talk to her about how it all fell apart. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with a alert a mission to rescue haitian orphans did not go the way a church group expected as the ten americans tried to take the children across the border into the dominican republic they were detained by haitian police. laura engle has the latest . >> they're in custody. a relumes that could be a misunderstanding but until the american group appears before a judge in port-au-prince tomorrow, they aren't going anywhere. the ten americans are suspected taking part in an illegal adoption scheme according to the haitian social affairs minister. church members thought they had the paperwork in order to take the children across the border to the dominican re
ne news. >> brian: this is a fox news alert. brian wilson in washington. those pictures are coming from richmond, virginia, where bob mcdonald is about to become the governor of that state. the first republican governor in a while. you were looking at the south portico of the state capital of richmond, virginia. the 75th governor. his a top spot in virginia in years. hatians are trying to figure out what to do with the dead as the government fears as many as 200,000 people, 200,000 people may have been killed. the red cross puts the official death toll between 40 and 50,000. the truth probably somewhere in between. secretary of state hillary clinton is due to arrive in the earthquake ravaged nation within the hour and though aid is pouring in, enormous obstacles remain, getting people that aid. orlando salinas is at the airport where it's still shaking in port-au-prince. orlie what can you tell us? >> want to tell you something, just after about 11:07 this pontiac, eastern time, there was another after shock in here in port-au-prince and other small suburbs. one of our camera crew
mentioned, but there's the snow. there's washington d.c., richmond, virginia beach, new york, you're going to skip this one it looks like, could see a few snowflakes here and there and otherwise the low pressure is going to skirt off shore, but look at the pink, freezing rain and/or sleet for greenville, jacksonville, wilmington,fay yetville and we're seeing it warm enough for rain and the possibility for severe weather, even isolated thunderstorms for parts of florida so we're going to keep an eye on it and we'll be on the story all day long, brian and i hear you might be going out and testing the snow later, back to you. >> brian: in fact, i can at that look outside our window right now. believe it or not somewhere in at that picture is the capitol dome about two blocks from our building here. we're almost in white-out conditions, we can't even see the dome a couple blocks away because the snow is so heavy. the winter storm is dumping heavy snow and freezing rain and knocking out power to tens of thousands, and shutting down major interstates. mary anne silber is live in chattanooga, ten
of the developments in washington. caroline it sound like they were trying to rescue these orphans and take them to a safe haven yet they are charged with child trafficking. how much evidence is there what they were doing might not have been of the best intentions. >> reporter: it sounds like this is a paperwork mix-up, jamie, at least according to these ten americans. part of the church group. what they were trying to do, they were trying to take the 33 children out of haiti, authorities, though say that didn't have the right documents coming from haiti and kids are from 2 months to 12 years and the group is mainly from idaho and also have folks from texas and kansas down there and they say they are orphans brought to them by distant relatives and children were traumatized by the earthquake and they were trying to get them across the border into the dominican republic where they were setting up an orphanage and the police came in and church members said they were only able to text sos messages as they were arrested an there phones were taken away and listen to one of the leader's comments. >> o
is following the story live from washington. >> reporter: the obama white house and the justice department continue to look for options other than new york city mastermind khalid shaikh mohammed and co-conspirators. no decision has been made yet. they have been facing strong political opposition after deciding they would hold the trial in new york city. david axelrod, moving trial location is under consideration but he gave no solid indication of when the decision will be made opinion. >> the city of new york was originally recent i have to that. now, they have reservations based on logistics and cost. we're taking those under consideration, but i think the reports you've read are wildly premature. no decisions have been made at this point. >> reporter: new york city mayor michael bloomberg that wanted to hold it in federal court near the trade center is asked president obama to rethink it. he believes they will reject any funding for a civilian trial. optimism el says they -- mcconnell says they should be detained in guantanamo bay. >> any community will reject for these people being put
of washington claiming the career of a few lawmakers. it's putting in jeopardy what no too long ago was a slam dunk -- ben bernanke for a second term. two keep senators came out and supported the fed chairman, what did they have to say? >> the chair of the senate banking committee, chris dodd and one of the others, they said they are confident that ben bernanke will lead the federal reserve for a second term. they said, he has done enough and responded to most significant financial crises our country has ever encountered. we support his nomination because he assault right leader to guide the federal reserve in this recovering economy. his term ends at the end of this month unless the senate pravs his nomination. >> julie: which members of the senate are trying to block his renomination? >> they include three republicans on the senate banking committee, one independent liberal and two democrats. vermont liberal bernie sanders has put a hold on the nomination meaning it would take 60 votes in the senate. democrats include russ feingold and barbara boxer from california says it's time for a chang
're going to change. i came to washington to bring a new style, my style didn't take hold. we're going to deal a new style right now, aim going to get congress to work and get it to work in a bipartisan way and we're going to put health care reform as i want it on the back burner. let's deal with some of the basic needs of health reforms and republicans want the basic needs addressed, but we can't afford everything that the democrats want to do and the american people are saying they reject it. >> a conciliatory tone then. >> that's how i would do it and how i would recommend the president do it when he addresses the nation. >> i would imagine any state of the union you want to highlight anything positive. for this president what would be highlighted? >> i think he can talk about the successes we've had in iraq. iraq is getting ready for an election, and that's an exciting time. he can talk about the resolve that he's shown in making sure that we're successful in afghanistan and demonstrate resolve that we are going to be successful in the war on terror even though he doesn't call it t
as the trials. thanks so much for the latest from washington. eric? >> eric: jamie, the white house says when it comes to the terror threats in yemen, the u.s. is not taking any chances. and the white house counterterrorism chief, john brennan, who you just saw also told "fox news sunday" this morning that there will be an ongoing threat from al-qaeda in yemen until the government there gets better handle on terrorism. so is yemen now the new front in the war against al-qaeda? joining us retired major general marks, former intelligence officer, managing partner of urgo.net, global research and consulting firm. general, good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> eric: good. it's amazing. from yemen all the way from there to the heart of our country, over detroit with the airplane plot. how can we realistically try and stop terrorists from coming here? >> i mean obviously that is question number one we have to attack on multiple fronts. it's inappropriate for us to look at yemen as the new front on terrorism. this has been an ongoing problem for years. in fact, it's clearly the nexus of a w
people know not only here in massachusetts, but the people in washington that they're tired and we're tired of business as usual in washington. >> reporter: will brown have to find his candidacy by connecting one on one. his opponent, democrat martha coakley has been criticized for running a complacent campaign, not spending enough on advertising or doing enough retail politicking, but today, coakley rallied with a full house, shaking hands. >> in washington, you want a senator who is going to rule, tackle the tough problems, continue to work for you. >> reporter: president obama coming to town tomorrow to campaign with martha coakley. he's putting a big investment into this race. he's put out a robo call, a web ad as well. so both sides working very hard in these final hours. tuesday is election day. jamie? >> seems to be an indication of what's at stake. molly, thank you so much. live for us following the campaigns. >> and here now for a fair and balanced debate on the massachusetts senate race, democratic consultant nick and former communications director for republican senator
. >> gregg: molly henneberg is live in washington. molly, president says the u.s. has had its eye on al-qaeda in yiyz for a while. >> molly: yes, in the broader arabian peninsula, president said they have gone on the attack previously. take a listen. >> in recent years they bombed yemeni places. i have ordered to strengthen our with the yemeni government and working them to strike al-qaeda terrorists. >> molly: yemen in response as you were saying, has sent hundreds of troops to two mountainous eastern provinces where the government has little control to try to root out the terrorists there. >> gregg: the president has used the phrase war on terror only once before since taking office. does he use it to industry describe it for the failed bombing plot? >> not war on terror. obama administration doesn't like that phrase used frequently during the bush administration. he describes the plot, as an attempted act of terrorism. he has made it clear that the u.s. is at war against, quote a far-reaching of violence and hatred and the u.s. will do whatever it takes to defeat them. he has used th
. louis on this controversy raging in washington today. seems that everyone is talking about it. reverend sharptop, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> jamie? >>> a powerful earthquake and more than a dozen aftershocks rocking northern california. take a look at the damage the quake sin territorie centered c ocean. a magnitude of 6.5. it shook buildings and knocked out power to thousands of people but there are no reports of any serious injuries. that is the good news. >>> overseas now to pakistan where police say a bomb exploded outside the home of a provincial lawmaker. the blast happened on the outskirts of peshwar. no one railroaded in the attack but it is not clear if it was set off by a remote control or detonated by a timer. militants staged a wave of deadly attacks since october when the government launched its military offensive against taliban stronghold. >>> and learning more about the recent terror threat at london's heathrow airport. two men pulled off an emrates airlines flight. they are drunk. >>> look at a photo of police on the plane. the investigators say the pair made f
garrett joins us now live from washington with the very latest on what appears to be a growing storm on capitol hill. yet another. who knew? republicans have called for reid to step down. but this is a democratic matter and reid says he's not budging. right? >> reporter: that's right. the thing to remember is for reid's short-term political future, there are two constituencies that matter. one, the white house, and two, democratic senators. on the phone yesterday, the president first and many of his colleague, by all appearances today, he nailed down both of those constituencies. the president is supportive, as are advisors. and his democratic colleagues that were on talk shows today, all said, bad choice of words. he's apologized. he should have. let's move on. so the context of those two trienteses and harry reid needs to survive right now, he's got them. he's fighting back against republican critics who say he should step down. let's go to a quote that his senior advisor gave to fox a little while ago. the republicans are saying this because they know they can't beat harry reid. t
washington bureau and, our embassy in yemen had been attacked twices in 2008. is there a specific threat we know of now that prompted the order to close the embassy. >> reporter: john brennan is the head of the white house counterterrorism effort and tells "fox news sunday" there are indications yemen is targeting our embassy and personnel and, u.s. citizens living in yemen are at risk, too, in danger, until the yemeni government is on top of the terror problem and he says the u.s. knows al qaeda has been trying to carry out attacks for a long time and you mentioned two, one the november of 2008 attempt that killed 19 people and no americans and a mortar attack in march of it two missed the embassy and hit and all girls school and brennan said a way to keep u.s. citizens safe is to close the embassy, and that is what they will do. >> eric: we'll talk about the yemen that's new terror center in a moment with congressman peter king and john bolten the former u.s. ambassador but it seems the u.s. and britain are now having a joint terrorism force? what is that about and do they think it will a
of cadillac tax on heath care plans. its solution. getting big things done in washington is often making deals and compromises. is this a sweetheart deal for a powerful democratic constituency with us is charlie hurtt, your newspaper called it a big fat, wet kiss, i think though used the word bribe. it has legal con know oe tiags. isn't this what happened, quid pro quos and enticements and bribes? >> absolutely. what sort, much longer than a i've been covering it or you've been covering it. it's what president obama last year and democrats ran terrific campaigns on promising to end. the democrats scored in an impress you have majority in congress. obviously we all know what an extraordinary victory president obama enjoyed on promises they were going to clean up exactly this kind of thing. >> gregg: president obama, speaking of promising, he promised he wasn't going to raise taxes on anyone making less than $250,000 a year. doesn't this cadillac tax which he has endorsed do precisely that? >> absolutely. it really is sort of the worst wanting to pay for government programs, but wanting other pe
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